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Kerala Needs Your Help. And This is How the Government is Asking For it.

The state government launched a website to ease the rescue and relief operations in Kerala, with CM Pinarayi Vijayan encouraging people to stay united in these times of distress.

15 Aug 2018 5:51 pm
Patriotism Should Be In Your Hearts, Not Hands: Don't Buy a Tiranga This Independence Day

Your patriotism should be in your heart - not in your purchases.

15 Aug 2018 5:04 pm
Pornhub Has a Unique Way of Wishing Indians a 'Happy Independence Day'

Pornhub is beating all great Indian sales and is out with an offer that will automatically make you stand up.

15 Aug 2018 4:08 pm
A 'Lazy' Odisha Postman Didn't Deliver Letters For Over a Decade

A postman in Odisha, who has not been delivering letters since 2004, was finally caught by school children.

15 Aug 2018 3:12 pm
ICC Ranks Every Test Batsman #1 After Rapper Kanye West's Cryptic Tweet

Kanye West's Twitter account is a world of its own.

15 Aug 2018 3:08 pm
The Internet Cannot Stop Making Memes on Anushka Sharma's 'Sui Dhaaga'

Sui Dhaaga's trailer is here and the internet is churning out hilarious memes of the movie.

15 Aug 2018 1:48 pm
WATCH: This National Anthem Sung By India's Underrated Athletes is Special

Happy Independence day - from our national athletes.

15 Aug 2018 1:27 pm
This Independence Day, Padma Shree Winner Sudarsan Pattnaik is Giving an Artistic Tribute To India

On the grand occasion of the 72nd Independence Day, Padma Shree awardee and sand artist, Sudarsan Anand is giving an artistic tribute to the country.

15 Aug 2018 12:55 pm
Women From the Bohra Community Are Fighting Against Female Genital Mutilation To Win Back Their Freedom

The women of the Bohra community are fighting against Female Genital Mutilation to win back their sexual and bodily freedom as heated debates are ensuing everywhere about the malpractice.

15 Aug 2018 9:26 am
It's Time to Talk Freely About Periods. One That Doesn't Begin With, 'Have I Stained My Skirt?'

We have the freedom of expression, but when will we actually speak up about the things that prevent us from being ourselves?

15 Aug 2018 9:16 am
Meet the Mumbai Couple Seeking Permission For Their Freedom: Death

Active euthanasia is a slippery slope indeed, and there are chances that in a country like India if may become a cheap substitute for expensive palliative health care, that many have a hard time providing for.

15 Aug 2018 9:15 am
Keep The Rainbow Out Of The Corporate: The LGBT Community is Desperately Seeking Freedom At Workplace

The Right to Privacy judgement attributed sexual orientation as an essential attribute of privacy, but is sexuality limited to being confined to the comfortable privacy of our bedroom? With the bells tonging for our 72nd Independence Day, how safe is the Indian LGBTQ community flaunting their rainbow in their workplace?

15 Aug 2018 8:21 am
This Video of ITBP Jawans Carrying a Pregnant Woman for 5 Kms is Winning The Internet

The ITBP jawans of the 41st battalion carried a pregnant woman on a stretcher for 5 kms. Their video has been garnering praises on social media.

14 Aug 2018 7:49 pm
Was PM Modi Right? This Man Claims That He Made Tea Using Gas From Gutter Sludge

'I didn't like what Rahul Gandhi ji said, never thought he's immature.'

14 Aug 2018 5:44 pm
14 Aug 2018 3:27 pm
'I Still Believe in Humour': For Jharkhand's 'Meme Man', Freedom of Expression Wasn't Free

It is unfortunate that even after 71 years of independence, people hesitate to criticize the government, mock politicians and make fun of political parties due to the fear of being legally harassed or jailed.

14 Aug 2018 3:17 pm
What are Daler Mehndi, Kapil Sharma and Tendulkar Doing on John Cena's Insta Account?

John Cena and his puzzling Instagram are back in news again.

14 Aug 2018 2:59 pm
Fukushima Nuclear Statue Ignites Online Furore

'Sun Child', a 6.2-metre (20-foot) figure sporting a yellow protective suit with a digital display on its chest showing "000" -- symbolising no nuclear contamination -- was installed this month near the city's train station.

14 Aug 2018 2:09 pm
Not Tricolour or CPM's Flag, Somnath Chatterjee's Body was Draped in His Favorite Football Club's Colours

The familiar green and red of Mohun Bagan draped his body, while the red of his former political party remained missing.

14 Aug 2018 1:48 pm
Don Arun Gawli Becomes Real Life Munna Bhai, Tops Exam on Gandhian Ideology

Mafia don Arun Gawli, who was convicted in 2012 in the murder of a Shiv Sena leader and sentenced to life imprisonment, scored 74 correct answers out of 80.

14 Aug 2018 12:22 pm
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A Taxi Driver From Mumbai is Now Campaigning For Water Conservation and Changing Lives

Subhash Kadam gets all the credit for turning a water tanker village like Jaigaon into completely drought-proof (with 24*7 water supply).

14 Aug 2018 9:03 am
I Have Something in Common With Obama, Modi, And Tendulkar. But My Grandma Hates it.

With August 13 marking the International Left Handers Day, people are praising famous left-handed people and scientific researches are hailing them as super smart, however things haven't changed much on the home front.

13 Aug 2018 2:15 pm
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How Actors are Getting Their Fans to Contribute to the Kerala CM's Flood Relief Fund

While the rains keep lashing out worsening the situation, it also sees prominent celebrities and politicians try to help it.

13 Aug 2018 9:48 am
'We Disagreed All Our Lives': Salman Rushdie and Other Authors Mourn VS Naipaul's Demise

Sir VS Naipaul who passed away on Sunday left a heavy void in the literary world, who remembered the author and the greatness that he brought to this world.

12 Aug 2018 12:39 pm
TM Krishna Promises to Release One Carnatic Song For Jesus or Allah Every Month Amid RSSS Threats

With Carnatic musicians receiving flak for singing songs about Jesus and Allah, musician T.M. Krishna says will release a Carnatic song every month dedicated to Jesus.

11 Aug 2018 5:29 pm
The First Oscar-Nominated Woman Cinematographer Has a Powerful Message on Working During Pregnancy

"There’s a common misconception that likens pregnancy to some kind of disability."

11 Aug 2018 5:27 pm
'Insecure Govt Locks People Up': Global Outrage After Photojournalist 'Tortured' in Bangladesh

On August 5, Alam gave an interview to Al Jazeera, speaking out against the Bangladeshi security forces. He said that the government was using force against unarmed student protesters. His 'provocative' comments led to his arrest.

11 Aug 2018 4:13 pm
'Wars Taught Me Recycling': Meet the 89-Year-Old Grandmother Who's Turning Torn Saris into Bags

From old saris to quirky bags - an upcycling project that has personal roots sewed into every stitch.

11 Aug 2018 12:18 pm
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An Indian Artist is Painting Superman in Thongs to Call Out The Sexism in Comic Books

In the world of comics where Superman and Spiderman are the guardians of their cities and female superheroes get to grace the comic book covers and flaunt their posteriors, 21-year-old Shreya Arora is tackling sexism in the comic book world like no one ever has.

10 Aug 2018 8:12 pm
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10 Aug 2018 3:04 pm
Gal Gadot Praises 5-Year-Old Boy Whose Mother Feared He Will Get Hate for Buying 'Wonder Woman' School Bag

Gal Gadot praises 5-year-old school boy who bought a Wonder Woman backpack and crown for his first day to school.

10 Aug 2018 3:00 pm
'Is That From Toy Story?' Twitter Has Ideas for Trump and His 'Space Force' Logo

Space Force! Wait - Is that...just the NASA Logo, but in red?

10 Aug 2018 12:44 pm
10 Aug 2018 9:31 am
A Website that Created 'Safe Space' for Sexual Assault Survivors Wants the Queer Community to #BreakTheSilence

Cases of sexual assault are always under-reported - but this campaign is encouraging you to break the silence.

10 Aug 2018 9:29 am